The Newtown Police Department celebrated National Law Enforcement Memorial Day on Sunday with their first annual ceremony. Officers and family gathered in observance and prayer for the event. Newtown Police placed 472 flags in the lawn of the police department to honor the 472 Officers who lost their lives in 2021. Newtown Police honored State Trooper Eugene Kenneth Baron JR who lost his life battling cancer linked to his response to Ground Zero and State Police Sgt Brian Mohl who lost his life during a flood. Both Officers will be added to the memorial wall this year. Newtown Police also recognized Newtown Officer Stephen Ketchum who lost his battle with cancer from his response to the events of 9/11.